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Cardinal says Trump’s religious freedom order begins to relieve burden of...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Many religious leaders viewed President Donald Trump’s executive order on religious freedom, which he signed in a White House Rose...

Catholic leaders praise stays of executions for Arkansas death-row inmates

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Catholic leaders praised the federal and state rulings that granted stays of executions for a group of Arkansas death-row inmates...

New U.S. health care bill withdrawn after if falls short of...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Sister Carol Keehan, a Daughter of Charity, who is president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association, doesn't mince words...

Democratic filibuster looms as senators quiz Gorsuch about abortion, religious liberty

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON— As the confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, moved into the March 23 testimony...

Will you ‘ashtag’ on March 1? On posting Ash Wednesday selfies

Catholic News Service Ash Wednesday seems to offer contradictory messages. The Gospel reading for the day is about not doing public acts of piety but...

Executive order missing? No religious freedom action from Trump yet

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Talk of President Donald Trump possibly signing an executive order on religious freedom, which drew both criticism and praise, has...

Catholics in 115th Congress: One-third of House, one-quarter of Senate

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The religious makeup of the 115th Congress is significantly Christian, 91 percent, with Catholics comprising one-third of the House of...

Catholic college presidents pledge help for ‘childhood arrivals’ — undocumented students...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — More than 70 presidents at Catholic colleges and universities have signed a statement pledging their support for students attending their...

Cardinal DiNardo, new USCCB president, says bishops ‘intend to be attentive’

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — The newly elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said he is not planning on “creating a new...

Papal nuncio tells U.S. bishops to welcome, learn from and teach...

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the new apostolic nuncio to the United States, urged U.S. bishops Nov. 14 to pay close attention...

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